Coming-of-Age movies often present life issues and challenges from the perspective of a child or teenager. They are appropriate for their age and help parents explain various aspects of how these issues can best be approached.
Eleven-year-old Alex Petroski who is obsessed with rockets and astronomy. It's a story that begins with his first rocket launch at a rocket convention followed by a discovery that takes him on a search across the US.
Despite the year in which this movie is made - it is worth seeing nowadays and I am glad that I was able to dig it out of my collection. The Spanish Gardener is a British movie and as such it carries the atmosphere typical for the movies produced in the country.